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Medical Laboratory Assistant

Laboratory Managers
Permanent Full Time
11 days ago

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Position Classification: Tech Assist Gde 2
Remuneration: $54,905.42 - $57,138.66
Hours Per Week: 38
Requisition ID: REQ310383
Location: Blacktown
Applications Close: 23 May 2022 - 11:59pm


In line with the Public Health Order, all NSW Health workers are required to have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by 30 September 2021 and two doses by 30 November 2021 or have an approved medical contraindication certificate. You will be required to provide a record of your COVID-19 vaccination status if successful.


About the opportunity

The Blacktown Laboratory is seeking an enthusiastic Technical Assistant to join the team to provide laboratory support to Technical and Scientific colleagues on a permanent full time basis. The successful applicant will join a rotating shift roster across 7 days including weekends and public holidays.

Being part of NSW Health Pathology means you’re helping create better health and justice systems every day.

We operate more than 60 laboratories and around 200 collection centres across NSW and conduct over 60 million tests per annum. Our network of pathologists are supported by scientists, technicians and support staff who quickly and accurately assess samples so clinical teams can make the best possible treatment decisions for patients. We encourage our staff to be involved in research and innovation opportunities to help create safer, healthier communities. Our Forensic & Analytical Science Service provides independent, objective analysis to the NSW criminal and coronial justice systems.

What we can offer you

  • Accrued Days Off in addition to Annual Leave
  • Generous salary packaging options and other fringe benefits
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including the Fitness Passport
  • Learning and development opportunities, including in-house training with RTO My Health Learning

What you'll be doing

Perform a range of laboratory support and/or specimen reception services and/or collection services, and provide assistance to laboratory staff, under supervision, to deliver a patient focused service.

Interested in joining Australia’s largest public pathology service? Apply now by addressing the following questions:

  • A working knowledge of, or demonstrated ability to learn, all aspects of the laboratory environment relevant to the Department
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high quality work output while managing competing priorities
  • Demonstrated customer service experience and skills, preferably in a laboratory environment, including the ability to communicate effectively with customers, patients and clinical staff
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills combined with the ability to investigate and resolve general issues within the laboratory environment
  • Excellent data entry skills including high attention to detail and data accuracy
  • Awareness of legislation, policies and requirements relevant to a laboratory setting


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Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Infectious Diseases

This is a Category A position. All Category A applicants must read and understand NSW Health Policy Directive PD2020_017 Occupational Assessment, Screening and Vaccination Against Specified Diseases. All recruits must agree to comply with the requirements outlined in this policy. All recruits must provide evidence against specified diseases and comply with the requirements of this policy at their own cost prior to appointment.


Working Rights

This position is a permanent position. To be eligible for permanent appointment to a position in NSW Health, you must have an Australian citizenship or permanent Australian residency. Please note: A person who is not an Australian citizen or a permanent resident is only eligible for temporary employment for a period not longer than the duration of their current visa.



New to NSW Health Pathology?

The preferred candidate may be required to undergo a functional assessment prior to appointment.



Talent Pool
If the selection panel identifies more than one suitable candidate for the role, an eligibility list will be created for future permanent full time / part time, temporary and casual vacancies.



Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

NSW Health Pathology is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive workplace. We seek to recruit from diverse applicants and create teams with skills, perspectives and experiences that complement each other at work. We welcome suitably qualified applicants regardless of age, ethnicity, socio-cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $54,905
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $60,121
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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